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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 12, 2003, New Braunfels, Texas Contact Sports Bryan Adams August IB v Cowboys starting QB still up for grabs stretch exercises back on thd wmed about time Pr6 i did I rode a i tlssatdhdJcoVv just five iijaiTOiSUrgefyohhislert Free agent DE Eric drafted by Parcells for the New York Jots in signed with the Covvboys and OL Marques WR DeVeren Johnson and DE Derrfus Rookie CAI the teams secondround pick and projected will miss the Parcells said he will be placed on Injured reserve when the team trims to roster to 65 players In two BY STEPHEN HAWKINS AP Sports Writer SAN ANTONIO BUI Parcells hasnt given up on picking the Dal las Cowboys starting quarterback after the next But even the coach knows that may be wishful Quincy Carter or Chad Hutchinson The answer to that still escapes whose plan has been to use the final two preseason games after Fridays game against Houston to preparethe starter and adjust the gameplan to that quarterbacks strengths for the 7 season opener against Til do my but Im not sure I Parcells said Tm not going to really go into how I think they Thats because while Carter and Hutchinson missed chances to impress and both had they didnt get much help from the rest of the offense in the 130 loss at Arizona on Satur day Nothing in the game PARCELLS helped in the evaluation df the By Parcells the Cowboys had only two legitimate scoring chances in 13 possessions against There were three a dropped thirddown pass and two drivekilling offensive The team also faced 2 and12 or worse four It was a difficult game to play Parcells Over there was no chance to maneu ver That would have to be my most disappointing Hutchinson went 5for10 for 43 yards as the and fumbled the ball away when he was Carter hit 8of13 passes for 81 but threw an interception in the end Parcells remains committed to choosing between those two quar and said there is no one available that could do a better Just because the boat rocks a little you cant jump in the water he Cowboys owner Jerry Jones insisted Monday that he had no secondthoughts about not bring ing another quarterback into he hes not looking for another No time to Canyon High School assistant football coach JohnODell barks instructions at a Canyon player during JbaJrstday of9 twoaday fall practices Monday at the high The Cougars open the season 5 against Rangers begin practice as season openers grow near BY BRYAN ADAMS Sports Editor Canyon and Smithson Valley began fall football practices Monday as they get ready for their season openers right around the The Cougars and Rangers both practiced once a day during the spring for four so both coaching staffs rely on a lot of retention for fall work We just stepped right in where we left off in the The guys came back in pretty good I was very happy with the way things Canyon head coach Brad Wright Smithson Valley head coach Larry Hill has a little less time to prepare his team for their season opener 29 against Port Arthur Memorial at Bryan High School The kids impressed us with how much they retained from spring train Hill Were certainly not as good as we need to our kids by and large knew what to do the first The who were 72 this past season and finished fourth in District begin the season 5 against Somerset at Its good that were all familiar with what were Wright Were starting our fourth season and everybody is on the same That definitely makes things a lot The kids came in with a great attitude and were ready to Both teams will put on the pads Friday and classes will start Mon Canyons first scrimmage is 23 at Smithson Valleys first arid only scrimmage is 23 against San Antonio The first four days you just have to teach a said who led the Rangers to the state finals for the season year in a row this past We hope to install our entire defense and kicking game in the next DAVID INGRAWHeraldZeitung four Were not practicing any Smithson Valley quarterback Matt thing full so we like to use this Wright throws to a receiver downfield time as mainly as a teaching during the first day of twoaday prac Hopefully were just tices on Monday at Miller outduels Wood in 31 win BY RICK GANO AP Sports Writer CHICAGO Wade Miller outpitched Kerry Wood and Jeff Kent hit a tworun dou ble Monday night as the Houston Astros beat the Chicago Cubs Craig Big gio homered for the who maintained their two game lead over Louis in the NL Central after the Cardinals beat the Pirates The thirdplace Cubs fell 3 Miller 910 gave up five hits and a run in six striking out Octavio Dotel pitched two scoreless and Billy Wagner Worked the ninth for his 34th save in 37 Wood 119 allowed seven hits and three runs in seven He also struck out nine and reached career strikeouts faster than any major league achieving the milestone in his 134th Next Four HOUSTON ASTROS SCHEDULE 12 Astros at Chicago MILLER 13 Astros at Chicago 14 Astros at Chicago 1 20 15 Astros at Cincinnati 6 on TICKETS 18779278767 10for19 against Wood entering the broke a scoreless tie in the After singles by Geoff Blum and Jeff he drove a ball over Doug Glanvilles head in Sammy Sosa doubled in the moved to third on a single by Aramis Ramirez and scored on an RBI single by Eric Biggies 10th homer made it 31 in the Brad Ausmus had three hits for the Astros and Lance a Canyon High School was Ofor4 in the Former Olympic coach dead at 66 Williams wins Tournament of Champions FROM STAFF REPORTS Nick Williams of New Braunfels post ed a 36hole score of 1underpar 143 6875 to win the Boys 1618 Division of the 2003 Southern Texas PGA Junior Tour Tournament of Champions at Meadowbrook Farms Golf Club in said after the final I played really well the first I played pretty solid but the wind came up at the end and I had a couple of bad Williams said runnerup Mathieu Leclair of San playing with him in the last had closed to within three but then I eagled 18 Williams ninth hole of the Williams had laid up just short of the green on the par 5 and then holed a pitchandrun for the It feels I finished second last so its good to know I Williams Leclair finished in second place at with Beaumonts Mark Odenthal taking third place with a total of Austins Erin closed out her junior career by winning the Girls 1618 Division of the STPGA Junior Tour Tournament of BY DAVE CAMPBELL AP Sports Writer MINNEAPOLIS Herb who coached the hockey team to the Miracle on Ice victory over the Soviet Union at the 1980 Lake Placid died Monday in a car He was The Hall of Famer lost con trol of his veering onto a grassy area at a high way intersection north of the Twin Cities and rolling Brooks apparently was not wearing a seat and his body was found about 40 yards from the Brooks attended a Hall of Fame celebrity golf event and was on his way to the Min neapolis airport to catch a flight to USA Hockey spokesman Chuck Menke It seems like all the great innovators die said Ken a defenseman on the 1980 team and now a scout for the New York Coach may have been the greatest innovator the sport has ever Brooks was behind the bench when the Americans pulled off one of the biggest upsets beating the mighty Soviets with a squad of mostly college That shocking plus beating Finland for the gold assured the team a place in sports immortality and gave the nation a reason to The hostagetaking in the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan and the energy crisis had cast a pall over the United On the team scored with 10 minutes to play to take a43 lead against the Soviets and held As the final seconds ticked announcer Al Michaels Do you believe in miracles Yes Texans linebacker Peeks coachs interest in camp HOUSTON AP Antwan Peek got Texans coach Dom Capers attention quickly as training camp and not in a good The a thirdround draft choice out of had hit fellow rookie Tony Rollings twice ma row during drills after the defense was specifically told not to pop the running who under went major knee surgery last fall a tonguelashing from it may have also earned a smidgen of Thats instinctive in some of the normally a good prob lem to Capers said Monday as he recalled the You dont want to discourage but at the same time you dont want to lose a Rollings was and Peek has played under more control as Capers and defensive coordinator Vic Fangio convert him from a defensive end to an outside line backer in the Texans 34 including agree hes raw and it might take a full season or more for him to make the transition from lineman to line where hell be asked to stop the run and defend passes as well as attack Tve gotten better and better as time has gone Peek I think Im turning into a well groomed and coach Vic is doing a great job of showing me what to Theres little doubt the 230pound Peek knows how to seek and In four years at Cincin nati he had forced 14 fumbles and recovered 10 loose balls and blocked six all school new vWeo QameDay 2004 touchdowns
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